Is Privacy An Illusion? Facebook ‘Fans’ Claim Hack Exposes Private Profile Information (Update). Online businesses need to "wake up and smell the coffee." These privacy issues are not going away. Privacy and security are some of the hottest online legal issues--not necessarily because of the harm created but rather because the media has jumped all over it. Expect for that to continue.
Also expect the FTC, HHS (for HIPAA), and other agencies to step up their enforcement efforts. They are going to ride the wave and send a message while the getting is good.
You can bet on it.
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